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Poulaphouca: New Paintings & Works on Paper
16th March - 12th May
Poulaphouca: New Paintings & Works on Paper, 16 March – 12 May 2019.
The Butler Gallery is delighted to present the first solo exhibition in Ireland by the Wicklow-based American artist Sam Reveles. This exhibition will include new paintings and drawings that are imbued with great intricacy and detail.
Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Festival
3rd - 6th May
Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Festival celebrates its twenty second year with an exciting line-up including Grammy winner Patty Griffin, legendary Mexican-American rock musician, songwriter and singer Alejandro Escovedo, Canadian roots rockers The Sadies, retro country soul band The Delines and bluesy guitarist/vocalist Joey Landreth
The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival
30th May - 3rd June
Kilkenny Cat Laughs festival is Ireland’s annual craic pilgrimage and has been heralding the start of the summer season since 1995. This June Bank Holiday, the festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary! 30th May – 3rd June.
Kilkenny Country Music Festival
KILKENNY COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL – Sunday 14th July 2019 from 1-6:30 PM, GOWRAN PARK, KILKENNY
This truly unique festival is set in the idyllic grounds of Gowran Park with built in facilities, a giant dance floor, easy parking and 10 minutes from the motorway this venue has it all..Join us for a day of fun, music and dance with some of the best Country musicians in Ireland.
Kilkenny Arts Festival
8th - 18th August
The festival runs from 8-18 August 2019. Since its foundation in 1974, Kilkenny Arts Festival has gathered many of the world’s finest musicians, performers, writers and artists in Ireland’s medieval city each August. For ten days, the city’s historic churches, castle, courtyards, townhouses and gardens offer a magical setting for unique collaborations and intimate encounters between audiences and artists. https://www.kilkennyarts.ie/